Indian Coast Guard Current Affairs - 2020

Indian Coast Guard can now legally search & seize vessels in EEZ

Union Ministry of Defence has authorized every member of Coast Guard under Coast Guard Act 1978, to visit, board, search and seize any suspicious vessel and arrest people for offences within Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and continental shelf of country. The permission also includes seizing of any artificial island/ any floating or moored object/ any Read More…

ReSAREX-2019: ICG conducts Regional level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise-2019

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted the ‘Regional Level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise 2019’: ReSAREX- 19 off Goa coast. The two-day event was organised by Coast Guard District Headquarters-11 (Goa) to test efficiency and preparedness of ICG. About ReSAREX- 19 The exercise comprised of a search and rescue workshop and table top exercise, Read More…

GRSE delivers Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) ICGS Annie Besant to Indian Coast Guard

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) ICGS Annie Besant to Indian Coast Guard (ICGS) in Kolkata, West Bengal. This is second in the series of five such FPVs being built by GRSE for Indian Coast Guard and the 101st warship to be delivered by shipyard. The entire design of Read More…

2019 edition of Defence Correspondents Course concludes at Mumbai

The Indian Navy and Coast Guard leg of Defence Correspondents Course (DCC), a course for selected journalists from regional and national media houses, concluded at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Naval leg culminated with a valedictory reception hosted by Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) for participants and organisers where understanding and bonhomie between teachers and students made Read More…

High-Level Meeting held between Indian and Sri Lankan Coast Guards

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) held a High-Level Meeting (HLM) with Sri Lanka Coast Guard at Coast Guard Headquarters in New Delhi to discuss issues of mutual safety and security. The Indian side was led by K Natarajan, Director General, Coast Guard while Sri Lankan delegation was headed by Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge. A four Read More…